Upcoming Events:

Nov. 28, 2018
Nutrient Management for Animal Operations
Blackstone, VA

Nov. 30 - Dec. 2
Dairy Stockmanship with Dr. Don Hoglund
3-Day Workshop

Blacksburg, VA
Syllabus and prep instructions
Register online


December 10-11, 2018
Hands-on Workshops for Dairy Farmers and Industry-related Personnel
Amelia County
 

December 13-14, 2018
Hands-on Workshops for Dairy Farmers and Industry-related Personnel
Franklin County


Date TBD

Hoof Care Management Franklin County

February 13-14, 2019
Virginia State Feed Association & VT Dairy Nutrition 'Cow College'
Details TBA

April 27, 2019
Little All-American

 

 

What's New:

November/December 2018 Dairy Pipeline image

March 2018 Dairy Pipeline image

Check out Dr. Ferreira's latest video! (Spanish version is below.)

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Current Dairy Industry Stats


As of 10/31/18--
VA DHI cows: 44,811
VA DHI herds: 238
VA DHI average herd size: 188

October 2018
Herd Summary
 

Virginia July018
mailbox price: $16.28
more mailbox prices...

August 2018--
US cows: 9,400,000
VA cows: 83,000
 

VA dairy herds as of  
October 2018--
    Cow: 514
    Goat: 17
    Sheep: 1

    VA Herd Distribution